“We regret to announce the sudden death of Igor Nikolaevich Nosov, CEO of the Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic,” the press service said.

The ministry expressed its condolences to Nosov's family and friends.

It is noted that Nosov has been the head of the Far East and Arctic Development Corporation since May 2021.

In November, former Russian energy minister Sergei Shmatko died.